Betty Flanagan, age 93, formerly of Superior Avenue, Erie, died peacefully on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Independence Court. She was born January 6, 1919, in Erie, the daughter of the late William and Mabel (Ring) Flanagan. Following graduation from Strong Vincent High School, Betty was employed for 61 years in the Register of Wills office at the Erie County Courthouse. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her five brothers; Francis (Bud), William, Robert, James, and John (Jack) Flanagan and by two sisters, Dorothy (Sis) Emling and Marjorie Herzog. Betty is survived by many nieces and nephews. No calling hours will be observed and burial will be private. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass celebrated by Msgr. Henry Kriegel at St. Patrick Catholic Church on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Patrick Church, 130 East 4th St., Erie, PA 16507. Arrangements by the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th & Liberty St.